OTTAWA, ON: This past weekend, Skate Canada honoured 16 award winners during its annual Awards Banquet at the 2022 Ice Summit held in Québec City, Que. The awards were given out on Saturday, May 28 at the ExpoCité – Centre de Foires.
The winners received their awards on Saturday night in front of a crowd of Canada’s top skating delegates. The evening was co-hosted by event announcers Monique Bujold and Martin Gaudreault. The awards were given out by Olympians Madeline Schizas, Keegan Messing, Laurence Fournier Beaudry, Nikolaj Soerensen and Les Suprêmes Captains Laurie Désilets and Marie-Eve Comtois.
The Skate Canada Awards program honours dedicated members of the skating community who have donated their time to help contribute to improving the quality of skating in Canada.
The 2021-2022 recipients were:
National Club Coach Award
National Competitive Coach/Choreographer Award
National Official Award
National Event Volunteer Award
National Elizabeth Swan Memorial Award
Billie Mitchell Award
Skate Canada also presents a volunteer award to one member of each of the Skate Canada sections. The following exceptional volunteers were awarded the 2021-2022 National Volunteer Award:
British Columbia/Yukon Section
Alberta/Northwest Territories/Nunavut Section
New Brunswick Section
Nova Scotia Section
Prince Edward Island Section
Skate Canada congratulates all award winners, nominees and countless invaluable volunteers!